Rinku Bhattacharya


Content by Rinku Bhattacharya

    • Bengali Fish Dishes Perfect For Family Or Friends

      Shadowed by the rivers, fresh fish is essential and intrinsic to the culinary heritage of the food-obsessed Bengali community.

    • The Bengali New Year's Resolution: Let's Eat!

      In mid-April, the people of Bengal, a region straddling Bangladesh and parts of India, including my hometown in West Bengal, celebrate the Bengali New Year.

    • No-Fuss Indian Food You'll Want To Cook Every Day

      A core component of the essential taste of Indian food is ensuring the flavors are fresh and bright and not bogged down by unnecessary reheating and refreshing.

    • Spice Up Your Valentine's Dessert and Your Valentine

      This Valentine's Day, as you look for foods besides oysters and chocolate to woo the object of your affection, consider exploring your spice cabinet.

    • Makar Sankranti 2018: As Capricorn Transitions into Aquarius, a Perfect Dish for Makar Sankranti

      Sankranti refers to the passage of the sun from one Zodiac sign to another. On Jan. 15, this transition happens from Capricorn to Aquarius, called Makara on the Hindu calendar.

    • Lentils And Legumes For Good Luck In The New Year

      As the new year emerges, the world welcomes a fresh start, usually with hopes of a new beginning with some luck thrown into the mix.

    • Christmas Special: East India's Love for Fruitcakes

      In Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, families of all religious backgrounds embrace Christmas traditions, including a far more moist and softer version of fruitcake than the traditional kind found in the United States.

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